The Dulwich Society invites members to Summer Drinks at the Dulwich Picture Gallery Pavilion on Monday 26th June from 6:30 to 9:00pm. This is a special event to enable members to visit the Gallery’s temporary pavilion and enjoy the surrounding gardens on a summer evening. There will be two walks starting at 7.0pm (the Gallery Garden Trees with Daniel Greenwood of the London Wildlife Trust) and 7.30pm ( a walk around the outside of the Gallery looking at the history of its development by Society Chair Ian McInnes). Wine and soft drinks will be served in the pavilion.
If you would like to attend, please click on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dulwich-society-summer-drinks-tickets-34137801082 to reserve your place at the event.
On Thursday, 27 April, there was a major incident near the Court Lane gate in Dulwich Park. The police were called at just after 1.00pm and a 31 year old man was found at the scene with a stab wound in his head. Both the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance attended. The man was taken to hospital and his condition was described as critical. The stabbing followed the robbery of a woman by a third party a short distance away. A suspect has been arrested. The victim remains in a critical condition in hospital.
The Village paper shop has been robbed five times since the middle of March. The installation of a security grille is a priority.
The building has now been taken over by tenant Mitchells & Butler and fitting out works have started. The projected ‘soft opening’ date is 16 June.
The branch in West Dulwich was listed on 100 branches to be closed thus year. Residents have received a letter saying it will close on 4 September.
The consultation on the planned cycling Quietway along Woodwarde Road closes on 31 May. Go to https://southwark.gov.uk/peckhamryedulwich for more info and the opportunity to comment.
Royal Mail is consulting on plans to close the sorting offices in West Norwood and East Dulwich and move collection of undelivered letters and parcels to Anerley or Peckham.
DULWICH SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - 24 April 2017
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORTS for the year 2016
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